Country of Origin: Cuba
  • Activity Level: moderate
  • Grooming Level: high
  • Trainability: high
  • Adaptability: high
  • Kid/Pet Friendly: often
  • Average Size: Small
  • Average Lifespan: 13-15 years
  • Prey Drive: high
  • Watchdog: aware
  • Registered?: aca, akc

Havanese Breed Profile

  • Size
  • Coat
  • Character
  • Temperament
  • Care
  • Training
  • Activity

Shoulder height: 8 1/2 – 11 1/2 inches. Weight: 7 – 14 pounds.

The Havanese has a long flat coat.

This dog breed is intelligent and friendly.  They are very quiet, gentle, and love to play with their owners.

These dogs love to play endlessly with children!

They need to be brushed regularly so their hair does not get tangled.

Consistency and love is all this dog needs.

They need little amounts of exercise.